Publications from the Department of Human Development and Family Science faculty at the University of Rhode Island.

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Submissions from 2007

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Financial Behavior and Quality of Life of College Students: Implications for College Financial Education, Jing Jian Xiao, Soyeon Shim, Bonnie Barber, and Angela C. Lyons

Submissions from 2006

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Challenges in implementing center-based and home-based early head start programs, Julianna C. Golas, Diane Horm, and David A. Caruso

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Understanding maternal intentions to engage in home visiting programs, Karen McCurdy, Deborah Daro, Elizabeth Anisfeld, Aphra Katzev, Ann Keim, Craig LeCroy, Courtney McAfee, Carnot Nelson, Lydia Falconnier, William M. McGuigan, Jennifer K. Park, James Sandy, and Carolyn Winje

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Integrating psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy: Myths and the missing link, Jacqueline A. Sparks, Barry L. Duncan, and Scott D. Miller

Submissions from 2005

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The influence of support and stress on maternal attitudes, Karen McCurdy

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Financially Distressed Consumers: Their Financial Practices, Financial Well-being, and Health, Barbara O'Neill, Jing Jian Xiao, Benoit Sorhaindo, and E. Thomas Garman

Submissions from 2004

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Contextual therapy: Applying the family ledger to couple therapy, Jerome F. Adams and Peter E. Maynard

The ethics and science of medicating children, Jacqueline A. Sparks and Barry L. Duncan

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Applying the Transtheoretical Model of Change to Consumer Debt Behavior, Jing Jian Xiao, Barbara M. Newman, Janice M. Prochaska, Berta Leon, Robert L. Bassett, and Janet L. Johnson

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A consumer education programme based on the Transtheoretical Model of Change, Jing Jian Xiao, Barbara O'Neill, Janice M. Prochaska, Claudia M. Kerbel, Patricia Brennan, and Barbara J. Bristow

Submissions from 2003

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Sustaining new parents in home visitation services: Key participant and program factors, Deborah Daro, Karen McCurdy, Lydia Falconnier, and Daniela Stojanovic

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Head Start Teaching Center: Differential training effects for Head Start personnel, Diane M. Horm, David A. Caruso, and Julianna Golas

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Commentary: Spare-time life of Chinese children, Karen McCurdy

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Participation patterns in home-based family support programs: Ethnic variations, Karen McCurdy, Robin A. Gannon, and Deborah Daro

Submissions from 2002

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A comparison of saving motives of Urban Chinese and American workers, Jing Jian Xiao and Jessie X. Fan

Submissions from 2001

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Impact of parent training on family functioning, Jerome F. Adams

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Can Home Visitation Enhance Maternal Social Support?, Karen McCurdy

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Parent involvement in family support programs: An integrated theory, Karen McCurdy and Deborah Daro

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Attitude toward risk and risk-taking behavior of business-owning families, Jing Jian Xiao, M. J. Alhabeeb, Gong Soog Hong, and George W. Haynes

Submissions from 2000

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Evaluating training needs for home-based family therapy: A focus group approach, Jerome F. Adams and Peter E. Maynard

MONEY 2000™: Feedback from and impact on participants, Barbara O'Neill, Jing Xiao, Barbara Bristow, Patricia Brennan, and Claudia Kerbel

Successful financial goal attainment: Perceived resources and obstacles, Barbara O'Neill; Jing Jian Xiao; Barbara Bristow; Patricia Brennan; and Claudia M, Kerbel

Submissions from 1999

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Sources Of Income Inequality Among the Elderly, Jing Jian Xiao, Y. Lakshmi Malroutu, and Yoonkyung Yuh

Submissions from 1998

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Head start teaching center: Outcome evaluation of 3 years of participatory training, David A. Caruso, Diane M. Horm-Wingerd, and Julianna C. Golas

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Consumer decision-making styles of young-adult Chinese, Jessie X. Fan and Jing Jian Xiao

Submissions from 1997

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Questions as interventions in therapeutic conversation, Jerome F. Adams

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Head start teaching center: Evaluation of a new approach to head start staff development, Diane M. Horm-Wingerd, David A. Caruso, Sheryl Gomes-Atwood, and Julianna Golas

Saving motives and 401(k) contributions, Jing Jian Xiao

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Hierarchical financial needs reflected by household financial asset shares, Jing Jian Xiao and Joan Gray Anderson

Submissions from 1996

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Effects of relative advantage on time use in farm families, Geraldine L. Olson and Jing Jian Xiao

Effects of family income and life cycle stages on financial asset ownership, Jing Jian Xiao

Submissions from 1995

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Perceived Adequacy of Retirement Income, Y. Lakshmi Malroutu and Jing Jian Xiao

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Psychological adjustment of college students from families of divorce, Jennifer Weiner, Lisa Harlow, Jerome Adams, and Lawrence Grebstein

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Patterns of Household Financial Asset Ownership, Jing Jian Xiao

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Factors Associated with Emergency Food Recipient's Information Search, Jing Jian Xiao, Lakshmi Malroutu, and Geraldine I. Olson

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College students' attitudes towards credit cards, Jing Jian Xiao, FRANZISKA E. NORING, and JOAN G. ANDERSON

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Determinants of Family Bond And Stock Holdings, Lucy X. Zhong and Jing Jian Xiao

Submissions from 1994

Perceived saving motives and hierarchical financial needs, Jing Jian Xiao and Franziska E. Noring

Submissions from 1993

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The utilization of family secrets as constructive resources in strategic therapy, Jerome F. Adams

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Mental Accounting and Saving Behavior, Jing Jian Xiao and Geraldine I. Olson

Submissions from 1992

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The therapeutic utilization of the language and concepts of alcoholics anonymous in strategic marital therapy, Jerome F. Adams and Matthew Eastwood

Submissions from 1991

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EFFECTS OF SOLUTION FOCUSED THERAPY'S “FORMULA FIRST SESSION TASK” ON COMPLIANCE AND OUTCOME IN FAMILY THERAPY, Jerome F. Adams, Fred P. Piercy, and Joan A. Jurich

Submissions from 1990

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Self-perception and personal commitment: A challenge to current theory of marital dissolution and stability and implications for marital therapy, Jerome F. Adams and Douglas H. Sprenkle